Farm lease workshop in Jefferson, Ohio


JEFFERSON, Ohio — A farmland lease workshop will be held March 10 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at the Ashtabula County Extension office located at 39 Wall Street in Jefferson.

Barry Ward, assistant professor and leader for OSU’s Production Business Management, and Peggy Hall, assistant professor and director for OSU’s Agricultural and Resource Law Program, will be the keynote speakers.

Landowners and farmers are encouraged to attend to learn the best management practices of leasing farm ground in northeast Ohio. Some of the topics to be addressed during the program include farmland leasing options, cash rental arrangements, flexible cash rents, share crop leases, economic factors for leasing, legal issues in farmland leasing, learning from worst-case scenarios, example leases and farm lease resources.

The registration fee is $20 per person. The registration fee includes program materials and a hearty Northeast Ohio lunch. Make checks payable to Ohio State University Extension. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 28.

Room space is limited to 40, so first-come first-serve. Mail your registration to Ashtabula County Extension office, 39 Wall Street, Jefferson, OH 44047.

For more info., call the Ashtabula County Extension office at 440-576-9008, or visit For a list of other farm lease workshop dates and locations, visit


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